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Television

The Man in the High Castle

What if the Allies lost the 2nd world war? What if at the end of the war America was under the joint occupation of the Germans and the Japanese? What if the Western part of America was under the Japanese rule, while the Eastern half was ruled by the Nazis? What if the Nazi flag flies high in Times Square? And, what if the Man In The High Castle created secret videos that had the power to ignite a revolution within the American…

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Literature

The Martian

What happens if one throws you in a corner of your hometown? You get up, walk/ride your way to home, right!! Now, consider this… you find yourself in a different country altogether. The difference will be the sudden panic within you, but eventually it will giveaway to a sane state of mind. Now to take it to the extreme, assume that you are stranded 40 million miles away from home. Most of the earthlings, will need some time to it…

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Literature

Enter the Realms of Sci Fi

The other day on twitter I saw a photograph that said Star Wars had predicted hand held tablets and virtual reality glasses much before Apple and others invented it. There are numerous tales out there of Leornardo Da Vinci, who as early as the fifteenth century, created works of art that would later get mimicked in veritable scientific revolutions. The inventions followed almost half a century later than the man who made the sketches. His drawings of machines that could fly foretold…

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